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Point Richmond Fall Fest 2023
October 28, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Point Richmond Fall Fest is Saturday 10/28 and it will be a fall-themed extravaganza of live music, entertainment, delicious food, an art show, kids activities, cakewalk, a history hike and more. This event is a collaboration between many local Point Richmond organizations and volunteers. The planning committee has been hard at work for months putting together a great program for the community.
All Day Music
The day will begin with Point Richmond’s own Point Sisters Harp Duo with renowned harpists Diana Stork and Christina Zirker. They play world, classical and original music. Both musicians are top in their fields and not to be missed.
Next, DJ Malcolm Marshall will be spinning tunes DJing. Malcolm Marshall also runs the Richmond Community News outlet, The Richmond Pulse.
Our headliner this year will be Richmond’s own GTS Band playing from 3-5. GTS Band is one of the premiere Latin Funk Soul Bands in the San Francisco Bay area. Rick Ramos and the band have toured world-wide and have been performing for over 30 years.
Food and Beverage Options
We’ve got some special festival and Halloween treats in store for you. Chef Tony from the Baltic Kiss will be barbequing up some delicious options, including his signature brisket, pulled pork, cowboy beans, mac ‘n cheese, slaw and more.
The Point Richmond Business Association will be providing top-shelf Point Margaritas along with East Brother Beer. Thank you to East Brother for the donation. Proceeds from beverage sales goes to help support the Washington School PTA, so please have an adult beverage or two for the kids!
Josephine from El Sol will be preparing her famous Mexican lumpia. Do not miss these. She only makes them on special occasions.
Sukriti from Kaleidoscope Coffee is brewing up some special non-alcoholic Halloween beverages, including Witches’ Potion, Pumpkin Spice Chai, Draculas Blood, Hocus Pocus and Ghostly Hot Cocoa. Kaleidoscope will also be serving ice cream and special seasonal pastries.
The popular Kona Ice truck will be there serving Hawaiian Shaved Ice.
There are 16 artists from Arts of Point Richmond who will be displaying their art in booths both outside and in the community center. You’ll get to see handmade jewelry, mosaics, pottery, photography, paintings, resin art, handmade wearable tie dye and more.
The day will kick off with the Point Richmond’s West Side Branch Library holding a story hour starting at 11. Throughout the day, kids can enjoy face painting, pumpkin decorating and visits to the deluxe video game truck. The library will also host and arts and crafts activity in the afternoon at 1:45. Thanks to the Washington School PTA for helping manage the kid’s zone.
Don’t miss out on the cakewalks which will be led by the Point Richmond Neighborhood Council.
Point Richmond Haunted Halloween History Hike
The day will end with a not-to-miss 7th Annual Haunted Halloween History Hike through downtown Point Richmond led by Karen Buchanan. (tickets required)
Watch history come alive with ghosts of historic Point Richmond characters, including Martina Castro, Martha Crichett and Kate Riordan. Hear the spooky ghost stories about the historic buildings of charming Point Richmond. The hike will end at the new Biancoverde Restaurant at the Hotel Mac, where you can learn about the Ghost of the Bathing Lady and imbibe some special spooky cocktails.
For more information, please visit https://pointrichmondfallfest.com/
We want to give a big shout-out of thanks to our generous Fall Fest Sponsors.
- Interactive Resources
- Mechanics Bank
- Sims Metal
- New Leaf Salon
- Feagley Realtors
- ClientClicks Internet Marketing
- Point Richmond Optometry
- Park Place Barbers
- Law Office of Daniel Butt
- Beauty By Nature Hair Studio
- El Sol Restaurant and Catering